Help From Summit County CARES

For APS Families Needing Assistance
Posted on 09/14/2020
Image of United Way of Summit County LogoThe window period for accepting applications for Summit County CARES Rental and Mortgage Assistance has been reopened. Applications will now be accepted Monday, Sept. 21, at 8 a.m. through Monday, Sept. 28, at 4 p.m. The CARES program is designed to help keep Summit County families and residents housed in the wake of the economic recession caused by COVID-19. It provides assistance for rent, mortgage and/or utilities:


  • Rent OR mortgage assistance cannot exceed $1,250/month.
  • All unpaid balances will be verified and documented prior to payments being made.
  • Cooperation from applicants and landlords is required.
Qualification criteria are:
  • must be a Summit County resident,
  • must be a member of a household that was financially impacted by COVID-19,
  • must have unpaid rent, mortgage or utility balance; and
  • gross income must be at or under 300% of the Federal Poverty Guideline limit.
For more information, visit summitcountycares.org/.
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